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1966 Houston Astros (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-90 .444
Rank: 8th in National League
Run Differential: 612-695 -83
Manager(s): Grady Hatton
General Manager: Tal Smith
Location: Houston, Texas
Ballpark: Astrodome
Attendance: 1,872,108 3/20
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Wayne Twitchell (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Nellie Fox
Assistant Coach: Al Heist
Pitching Coach: Gordon Jones
Third Base Coach: Jim Busby

#1 Draft Picks

National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9368.5781.5
9270.5683.0
8775.5378.0
8577.52510.0
8379.51212.0
7684.47518.0
7290.44423.0
6695.41028.5
59103.36436.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
27Dave AdleshC226000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
46Don ArlichP231000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
14Bob Aspromonte3B2856055141
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3
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8
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52043563273322.252.294.334628.082.138.2701.8070.0187601
7John BatemanC2543339121
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3
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17
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70002074594617.279.307.467774.187.233.2993.7025.5202463
9Ron BrandC261231230
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00100291323326.244.291.260551.016.073.2681.44--32137
30Bob BruceP333923
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00010011400700.077.100.077177.000.026.12014.00--347
12Nate Colbert207300000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
44Danny CoombsP241000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
35Mike CuellarP297148
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10023700401.113.137.169306.056.085.21218.5071.01277
29Brock DavisOF222724
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001105400000.148.281.185466.037.259.1740.80--532
22Ron DavisOF241942148
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1922132642304.247.295.340635.093.160.2772.0097.066210
49Larry DierkerP1967610
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40022100203.149.174.224398.075.104.20010.5067.01571
13Turk FarrellP324827
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001
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30001600100.146.146.208354.063.063.194--48.01049
11Gene Freese3B-2B323313
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00001051100001.091.211.091302.000.182.1362.20--338
46Joe GainesOF291341
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000003500000.077.250.154404.077.308.1251.67--216
4Jim Gentile1B321441635
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1800213943103.243.339.444783.201.347.2861.8620.664166
39Dave GiustiP2674517
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0090032400600.230.260.311571.081.122.3408.00--2383
11Julio Gotay3B275000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
17Chuck Harrison1B2543452111
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52203769243112.256.314.380694.124.214.2861.8648.2165475
8Bill HeathC271231237
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0081091111004.301.348.350698.049.130.3301.22--43132
16Sonny JacksonSS2159680174
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2549144253302729.292.338.334672.042.171.3151.26198.7199667
31Gary KrollP243000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
48Barry LatmanP302614
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0001002800001.154.214.154368.000.077.2224.00--428
48Don LeeP32101
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
15Bob Lillis2B-SS361641438
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00111174005210.232.260.268528.037.079.2350.57--44178
25Felix Mantilla3B-1B311511633
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2210113220116.219.270.371641.152.232.2372.9125.256164
20Lee MayeOF3135838103
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3643202605236.288.323.419742.131.190.2881.3039.8150383
34Norm MillerOF203415
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3002801000.147.194.235429.088.147.1604.0034.0836
37Aurelio MonteagudoP221000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
18Joe Morgan2B2242560121
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42118894333922.285.407.391798.106.322.3060.4885.0166525
21Dave NicholsonOF262803669
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3111469236220.246.351.411762.164.329.3282.0028.0115330
33Jim OwensP324000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
28Aaron PointerOF242659
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5115610000.346.452.500952.154.346.4211.2026.01331
36Claude RaymondP29911
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0000000500100.111.111.111222.000.000.250----110
38Robin RobertsP391611
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0000002500300.063.167.063230.000.125.0912.50--121
41Carroll SemberaP243000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
22Greg SimsOF20611
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0000001300000.167.286.167453.000.167.3333.00--17
10Rusty StaubOF2255460155
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812158611137813.280.344.412756.132.238.2911.0542.6228627
40Ron TaylorP281202
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000000500001.167.167.250417.083.083.286----312
38Bob Watson201000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
23Don WilsonP21201
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000000000000.500.5001.0001500.500.500.500----22
24Jimmy WynnOF2441862107
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621310418114347.256.320.440760.184.289.2761.9823.2184466
37Chris ZacharyP221804
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0030001000010.222.211.333544.111.111.444----619
Batting Totals20185511612140520335112570904749188534619737128.255.314.365679.111.207.2841.8049.220146136
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
46Don Arlich230115.75700010411970411013.7524.750.009.002.250.25
37Aurelio Monteagudo22004.80100006115148811171001.678.400.606.604.200.64
33Jim Owens32474.684000027250532926517323011.409.540.903.065.761.88
38Jim Ray2100-1000000010010000------
36Claude Raymond29753.13620004216928539321025737041.208.320.982.457.142.92
38Robin Roberts39353.801312111163793127710260001.3911.110.981.413.662.60
41Carroll Sembera24123.002400011133361111316213001.589.820.824.365.731.31
40Ron Taylor28235.683610011064894741510291051.5212.320.691.384.022.90
23Don Wilson21103.0010000065221170001.007.501.501.5010.507.00
48Don Lee32202.509000401817551492001.178.500.502.004.502.25
48Barry Latman30272.713191151103884231535745071.197.690.443.066.472.11
30Bob Bruce333135.332523100012916083771629711181.4511.081.112.014.922.45
42Frank Carpin27107.50100004069750620002.5013.500.009.003.000.33
44Danny Coombs24003.0020001024110030001.3312.000.000.009.00--
35Mike Cuellar2912102.22382811162227193795610521759101.087.650.402.066.943.37
49Larry Dierker191083.1829288200187173736617451084011.178.330.822.175.202.40
13Turk Farrell326104.5932213072152167847823281011101.279.821.351.655.943.61
39Dave Giusti2615144.203433940021021511298235413114251.289.210.992.315.612.43
31Gary Kroll24003.75100002023261010211222101.549.750.754.138.252.00
37Chris Zachary22353.44108001055442221132376011.387.200.165.246.051.16
Pitching Totals72903.754241633491292614441468695602130391929606331.299.150.812.445.792.38
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John BatemanC121731631514.9810.00
Bill HeathC371672011.9950.00
Ron BrandC25132621.9860.00
Dave AdleshC1110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Chuck Harrison1B11497478868.9920.00
Jim Gentile1B4332130428.9890.00
Felix Mantilla1B14100318.9900.00
Bob Aspromonte1B25011.8330.00
Rusty Staub1B122011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe Morgan2B1172563162161.9650.00
Bob Lillis2B357065715.9510.00
Ron Brand2B9152315.9740.00
Felix Mantilla2B9613021.0000.00
Gene Freese2B327001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob Aspromonte3B1491492611618.9620.00
Felix Mantilla3B14153031.9370.00
Bob Lillis3B633011.0000.00
Gene Freese3B44830.8000.00
Norm Miller3B23412.8750.00
Ron Brand3B10000.0000.00
Julio Gotay3B111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sonny JacksonSS1502704493773.9510.00
Bob LillisSS18264138.9570.00
Bob AspromonteSS20310.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rusty StaubOF14828913122.9620.00
Jimmy WynnOF104259664.9780.00
Lee MayeOF97145480.9490.00
Dave NicholsonOF901391150.9680.00
Ron DavisOF4898921.9820.00
Aaron PointerOF11133011.0000.00
Norm MillerOF8120001.0000.00
Brock DavisOF7150001.0000.00
Ron BrandOF330001.0000.00
Joe GainesOF31010.5000.00
Gene FreeseOF120001.0000.00
Felix MantillaOF130001.0000.00
Greg SimsOF11010.5000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Claude RaymondP62927410.9171.08
Jim OwensP4050012011.0002.16
Mike CuellarP3822753824.9561.70
Ron TaylorP366407001.0000.98
Dave GiustiP34210182410.9771.80
Turk FarrellP32152111321.9231.42
Barry LatmanP3110351610.9551.83
Larry DierkerP29187132621.9511.88
Bob BruceP251291518011.0002.30
Carroll SemberaP243336001.0002.45
Robin RobertsP13632910.9171.57
Frank CarpinP1060010.0000.00
Gary KrollP102314001.0001.94
Aurelio MonteagudoP101502011.0001.19
Chris ZacharyP10555620.8461.80
Don LeeP9183611.9004.50
Don ArlichP740000.0000.00
Danny CoombsP220000.0000.00
Jim RayP100000.0000.00
Don WilsonP1601011.0001.50


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